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Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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Often associated with the holidays and fall weather, pumpkin pie is a treat that is almost synonymous with American culture. It is defined as a dessert pie with a spiced, pumpkin based filling.   The pumpkin is native to North America but was a common export to France and later to England. The European countries […]

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Apple Pie Recipe

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We all know that nothing is as American as apple pie. But did you know the recipe did not originate in America?   The first apple pie recipe to be found on paper goes back to England and the year 1381. The recipe was printed by Geoffrey Chaucer and included apples, figs, raisins, pears, and […]

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Pie Crust Recipe

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Many would argue that a pie just isn’t a pie without a great homemade pie crust. However, a lot of bakers are put off by the thought of taking on such a culinary task. They feel that making their own pie crust is a bit of a Mt. Everest for home bakers, but this is […]

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Pumpkin Chiffon Pie Recipe

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Pumpkin Chiffon Pie If you’re tired of traditional pumpkin pie, this velvety smooth pumpkin chiffon pie is the cure for that. Light and fluffy then topped with meringue, it’s a slice of fall with every piece. Ingredients: 4 egg whites1 cup granulated sugar¼ teaspoon cream of tartar 1 envelope unflavored gelatin  ½ cup brown sugar, […]

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Sweet Potato Pie Recipes

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Sweet Potato Pie Recipes   Because of it’s versatility as a side dish or a dessert, sweet potato pie recipes vary greatly. From the simple recipes with sweet potatoes and a few spices, to the more elegant pecan topped desserts, these are the tastiest sweet potato pie recipes you’ll ever serve. The are a few […]

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Strawberry Pie Recipe

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Strawberry Pie Recipe When we think of pies, blueberry, blackberry, pumpkin, apple and cherry all come to mind. Strawberry pies are a bit more unusual, yet they can make very delicious desserts. Strawberry pies are great when served in the summer. For one, the pie has a light fruity taste that is perfect in the […]

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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

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Sweet Potato Pie Recipe   Sweet potato pie is a southern dish that is a favorite in many African American households. It originated in the 16th century when the Europeans introduced pumpkin pie to West Africa. It then became a traditional African cuisine although the culture adapted it using sweet potatoes and yams that were […]

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Southern Pecan Pie Recipe

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Southern Pecan Pie Recipe Pies are a great dessert food and one of the things that makes them so wonderful is that you can have them in just about any flavor. Those who enjoy a rich, nutty texture are probably fans of the pecan pie. Pecan pies can be prepared in a variety of ways. […]

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Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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Fresh Pumpkin Pie Recipe When the weather starts getting colder, we can look forward to seeing all things pumpkin cropping up in our grocery stores, fast food restaurants and more. Pumpkin pie may be the original food associated with this time of year. It is a symbol of harvest time eaten during fall and early […]

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Chess Pie Recipe

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Chess Pie Recipe Those who have not eaten chess pie may wonder what exactly one is made of. A very basic pie, its standard ingredients include eggs, butter and sugar. Because it is basically generic in nature, many variations can be made, and fruits and nuts may be added. Common types of chess pie include […]

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Millionaire Pie Recipe

Millionaire Pie Recipe

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Millionaire Pie Recipe Who wouldn’t want to eat a treat called Millionaire Pie? Legend has it that this delicious pie originated in Myrtle Beach, SC. It was so rich and delicious it was soon nicknamed Millionaire Pie. Word of the delicious pie spread throughout the country and many variations were created. For instance, you can […]

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Raisin Pie Recipe

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Raisin Pie Recipe with Cinnamon Whipped Cream Raisin pie might not be the most well known of fruit pies, but it is quite a delicious treat for raisin lovers everywhere. Raisins are a delicious ingredient when added to pies, and they are quite healthy as well. They are packed with fiber, iron, calcium boron, antioxidants […]

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Ritz Mock Apple Pie Recipe

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Ritz Mock Apple Pie Recipe Why would anyone want a mock apple pie when they could have a real apple pie? Well that’s a very good question. But once you get a taste of the Ritz Mock Apple Pie you may start to wonder why anyone would want a real apple pie when they can […]

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Blackberry Pie Recipe

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Blackberry Pie Recipe If you love fruity flavors in your desserts, it is likely you are a fan of blackberry pie. These tangy berries are perfectly balanced by a sweet pie crust when featured in this recipe. The berries are native to Europe but are grown year round in the United States and make the […]

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Apple Crumb Pie Recipe

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Apple Crumb Pie Recipe Apple pie is such a delicious recipe, it’s no wonder that there have been many variations over the years. One of these is the apple crumb pie. Those that make this dessert may argue that the crumb topping is the most delicious part of the recipe. While the ingredients can vary […]

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Boston Cream Pie Recipe

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Boston Cream Pie Recipe Boston Cream Pie is a dessert shrouded in mystery, mainly because many wonder why it is called a pie. The dessert features two layers of white cake with a custard cream between the two and a chocolate topping. There is nothing pie like about it. So why is it called a […]

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Dutch Apple Pie Recipe

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Dutch Apple Pie Recipe Dutch Apple Pie might just sound completely wrong to those who think of apple pie as being American. However, the recipe has origins in British culture and wasn’t brought to America until years later, well after the dessert became popularized in several other cultures…including Dutch culture. In fact, it was the […]

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Pecan Pie Recipe

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Pecan Pie Recipe This pecan pie recipe is decadent, rich and delicious. One of American’s favorite pies during the holidays, it brings back sweet memories of family gatherings for many people. Warm pecan pie served with ice cream is an elegant and flavorful way to end any meal. Pecan Pie Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter2/3 cup brown […]

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Peach Pie Recipe

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Peach Pie Recipe This peach pie recipe uses fresh peaches for a taste of summer in every bite. It’s easy to make and smells fabulous as it bakes. Peach Pie Ingredients: 2 pie crusts, unbaked (recipe here) 6 medium peaches1/3 cup flour1 cup sugarpinch salt1 teaspoon lemon juice   Directions: 1. Wash peaches, remove seed, […]

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Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

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Coconut Cream Pie Recipe This coconut cream pie recipe produces a sweet, rich, creamy pie thats filled with the decadent taste of coconut. Topped with a homemade meringue topping, it is sinfully delicious Coconut Cream Pie Ingredients: 5 Tablespoons flour1/2 cup sugar1/8 teaspoon salt1 1/2 cup scalded milk1/4 cup cold milk3 egg yolks1 cup shredded […]

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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe

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Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe Tart and tangy, this lemon meringue pie recipe is silky perfection in every bite. Topped with fluffy meringue, this is an all time favorite. If you’re having trouble with meringue, try these tips. Have the egg whites room temperature, and make your meringue right before you need it so it doesn’t […]

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Chocolate Pie Recipe

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Chocolate Pie Recipe This is a chocolate pie recipe that has been handed down a few generations. It makes creamy, decadent chocolate pie that is truly a taste experience to remember. Chocolate Pie Ingredients: 3/4 cup sugar3 Tablespoons cornstarch3 Tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon salt2 1/2 cups hot milk2 oz. (squares) unsweetened baker’s chocolate, broken into small […]

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Banana Cream Pie Recipe

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Banana Cream Pie Recipe This banana cream pie recipe is the absolute best if you like a smooth, creamy pie that doesn’t use boxed pudding as filling. Filled with bananas and topped with fresh homemade whipped cream, this is a masterpiece dessert! Banana Cream Pie Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas, sliced 1/4 cup cornstarch1 cup sugar1/4 […]

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Cherry Pie Recipe

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Cherry Pie Recipe This cherry pie recipe is a tried and true taste of heaven in every bite. With fresh cherries and a flaky pie crust, it’s a staple at family dinners. Serve warm topped with vanilla ice cream for a comfort food you’ll want to serve often. Cherry Pie Ingredients: 1 cup sugar (1 […]

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